Thursday, February 2 nd English 9-Second Semester Navejar, Dammanna, Huth
New Term to know- Theme *3rd period 4th and 7th- has these notes- Review notes/do activityTHEME: A central idea or statement that unifies and controls an entire literary work.• The theme can take the form of a brief and meaningful insight or a comprehensive vision of life; it may be a single idea such as "order and duty" (in many early Roman works), "seize-the-day" (in many late Roman works), or "jealousy" (in Shakespeares Othello).• A theme is the authors way of communicating and sharing ideas, perceptions, and feelings with readers, and it may be directly stated in the book, or it may only be implied.*Describe the theme of : *or think of a movie that you watched -Romeo and Juliet -Hangover - A Boy Called It
Today’s ObjectivesI know:The literary terms:• Free Verse• Simile• Metaphor• Personification• Imagery• Alliteration• Rhythm• DictionI can:-identify these terms in a poem-use these terms in my own poemI will learn:-a new term- theme-I will review a new poem and practice what I know
Pair Share Activity Block 9 needs to finish the “Share/Review” part1. Take out your poem and handout you received yesterday2. Be ready to share with a partner3. Activity a. Read the poem b. Look for terms that we studied c. Write example on chart d. Finish form e. Handback4. Be positive- no negative comments allowed5. Speak quietly when working together
Pretty Eyes by J.M.Her eyes were like theblue sky.When I look in hereyes. Which terms are usedI see pink and in this poem?blue butterflies. What is the tone?I tried and triedto tell her Describe the diction.How I felt What is the rhythmicbut every time pattern?I triedit was like she wouldrun and hide.
Robert Frost Handout DO NOT WRITE ON THE HANDOUT1. Quietly read the poem to yourself2. Let’s listen to the poem and see images3. Read the poem again a. Let’s review our terms- what did we find?4. Poetry Analysis a. How do we analyze a poem? b. What does this poem mean? c. How do you know that’s what it means?
TWO roads diverged in a yellow wood,And sorry I could not travel bothAnd be one traveler, long I stood QuestionsAnd looked down one as far as I could 1. Is this a free verseTo where it bent in the undergrowth; poem?Then took the other, as just as fair, 2. What terms do you seeAnd having perhaps the better claim,Because it was grassy and wanted wear; (that we learned) inThough as for that the passing there this poem?Had worn them really about the same, 3. What is the theme* ofAnd both that morning equally lay this poem?In leaves no step had trodden black.Oh, I kept the first for another day! 4. Describe the diction ofYet knowing how way leads on to way,I doubted if I should ever come back. this poem. *Hint: use only two orI shall be telling this with a sighSomewhere ages and ages hence: three wordsTwo roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by,And that has made all the difference.
Review Terms Alliteration Metaphor Simile Repetition Imagery personification Tone DictionRhythm